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North Nazimabad's AC Hazim Bangwar gets accepted into Harvard

09:45 PM | 31 Jan, 2024
North Nazimabad's AC Hazim Bangwar gets accepted into Harvard
Source: Twitter

Renowned singer Hazim Bangwar, celebrated for his impactful contributions to the community, has achieved another remarkable milestone. In a thrilling announcement shared on his social media, Hazim joyfully revealed his acceptance into the esteemed Harvard University for a master's degree program.

Overflowing with excitement, Hazim tweeted, "I’m beyond ecstatic to share this! Getting accepted into Harvard University for Masters is a dream come true!" In a subsequent tweet, the multi-talented artist, who also serves as assistant commissioner for the Government of Sindh, reassured his followers that pursuing his education at Harvard does not signify a departure from his current responsibilities in Pakistan. He expressed gratitude for the outpouring of support and clarified, "I just want to clarify that I’m not leaving Pakistan nor my job. I will continue to serve my public, and I will be attending my classes online."

Hazim's educational journey began with a degree in Fashion Design and Marketing from AIU, London, followed by a pursuit of an LLB from a distinguished institution in the British capital. Beyond his academic accomplishments, Hazim's diverse interests in music and fashion have previously propelled him into the global spotlight.

His collaborations with internationally acclaimed artists such as Jessie J, Future, Ciara, and Nicki Minaj, along with the success of his debut single "Haram," have left an indelible mark on the international music scene. In 2021, his soulful Urdu track "Tujhko Bhulaya" garnered over 75,000 views on YouTube, resonating with audiences in South Korea, Hungary, Egypt, and India.

Hazim's influence extends far beyond the entertainment industry. Committed to social welfare, he actively champions philanthropic initiatives in education, environmental conservation, animal welfare, and emergency response programs in Pakistan through his foundation, HBF. Collaborating with esteemed organizations such as WWF, SOS, Oceana, Amnesty International, Dar Ul Sakoon, Project Aware, and PETA, Hazim dedicates himself to making a positive impact and advocating for meaningful societal change.

The writer is a staff member.


PKR exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 9 April Forex Rates

Pakistani rupee remains largely the same against US dollar and other currencies in open market on April 9, 2024.

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

On Tuesday, the US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.4 for selling.

Euro was quoted at 299.5 for buying and 302 for selling while British Pound stands at 350 for buying, and 354 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.4 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 8 April 2024


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